A native of Southeast Texas, Neresa started her youth career locally at Spindletop Select Soccer Club and Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School.

During Neresa’s high school career she was selected first team all district In TAAPS and placed 2rd in the State track meet two years in a row in the 100 meter dash and placed 1st three years in a row in the District track meet 100 and 200 meter dash. She held the record for most goals scored in a season in 2006. She played for the 2000 Olympic Development Program.

From 2006-2009 Neresa attended the University of Texas at El Paso which rest in Conference USA that holds power house teams such as SMU, Rice, and Memphis. During her collegiate days she accumulated the most minutes played in University (over 5,000 minutes) history from 2007 to 2009 under the direction of assistant coach and 2011 Women’s World Cup member Kelly Parker. She also won numerous awards such as Defensive Player of the and fastest 40 yard dash time in Conference USA (4.8). She was also awarded in 2008 and 2009 With UTEP’s all academic award.
When Neresa finished her college career UTEP was ranked #32 in the Nation.

After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree Neresa entered the WPSL semiprofessional league and played in Miami for the South Florida Strikers. She has worked as an assistant coach at Lamar University shadowing Dewi Hardman and also coached on the high school level as well at her old high school.